An armored vehicle isn’t protecting the UCPD against public outrage, the Huffington Post reports. Critics of the University of California Police Department at Berkeley, Berkeley Police Department and Albany Police Department’s pact to seek government funding for a shared armored vehicle are wary that police forces are seeking to use the machine to stifle protests. Critics’ fears may stem from previous reports of procedural inconsistencies and excessive forcefulness from the UCPD in the aftermath of its responses to on-campus Occupy protests. According to the Los Angeles Times, a report written by the campus' independent...

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